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The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks [sound recording] / Rebecca Skloot.

Available copies

  • 31 of 34 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.

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0 current holds with 34 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library CDBOOK 616.02 S (Text) 39493107928220 Adult Audiobook Available -
Macon County Public Library CDBOOK 616 S (Text) 39493106677430 Adult Audiobook Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307712509
  • ISBN: 0307712508
  • ISBN: 9780451486318
  • ISBN: 0451486315
  • ISBN: 9780307712523
  • ISBN: 0307712524
  • Physical Description: 10 audio discs (12 hours, 31 minutes) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, [2010].

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes an interview with the author.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Cassandra Campbell with Bahni Turpin.
Summary, etc.:
Henrietta Lacks, a poor Southern tobacco farmer, was buried in an unmarked grave sixty years ago. Yet her cells -- taken without her knowledge, grown in culture and bought and sold by the billions -- became one of the most important tools in medical research. Rebecca Skloot takes us on an extraordinary journey from the "colored" ward of Johns Hopkins Hospital in the 1950s to East Baltimore today, where Henrietta's family struggles with her legacy.
Subject: Lacks, Henrietta, 1920-1951 > Health.
Cancer > Patients > Virginia > Biography.
African American women > History.
Human experimentation in medicine > United States > History.
HeLa cells.
Cancer > Research.
Cell culture.
Medical ethics.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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